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A question about flagging a post as spam

I have noticed that whenever I flag a question as spam, it immediately receives a downvote. I guess the Community user casts the down vote. My question is, if my flag eventually gets declined will the ...
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Should we permanently delete the abusive edit history from the posts, which were [accidentally] approved for spam edits?

For example, recently a couple of users have accidentally approved abusive edits of their posts: Where does Vishwamitra's parallel creation of constellations of stars and galaxies exist? K.S. ...
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Is there anything the moderators could do to stop the offensive edits from anonymous users? [duplicate]

Anonymous users are adding abusive edits to two of my questions regularly with the f word,it is just annoying, is there something the moderators could do about this issue?
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Action to be taken on trolls on the site [duplicate]

I would like to bring to the attention of community that the attacks of trolls and spammers is increasing daily on all the posts. Our only option so far is rejecting the edits or deleting comments. ...
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Is it possible to block spammers based on country of origin?

Do we know the country of origin of the recent spammers? If yes, can all IP addresses from a single country be blocked for a few weeks to discourage these spammers from posting? The usual flagging ...
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Don't feed the trolls! Just flag them

Lately, we are receiving abusive questions and answers from some spammers. They are targeting gods, users in their posts. Yes, it is hurting for many people. This is causing some people to reply to ...
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